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Like most estuary fishos, I have dreamt of landing a one-metre Flathead. A few years ago I saw the photos of the one-metre beauty landed in Narooma by Ashleigh Clarke and wanted some of that action. UNDERSTANDING FLATHEAD To find the bigger flatties, first, you need to...

Surf fishing puts you in some of the most challenging conditions of any fishing application. It will put your equipment and technique to the test and if either you or your equipment isn't up to the task, failures will quickly be exposed. One of the biggest...

To become a better angler, you need to get into the habit of looking and listening to your environment. Fishing is one pursuit where it really pays to be curious. Being aware of your environment is your key to success. Small clues such a small...

Know your fish species for better fly fishing with this guide. Aussie anglers are lucky. We have a huge array of fish species patrolling our lakes, rivers, estuaries and seas, and many of these feisty fish are happy to snaffle a fly. These common freshwater and...

Just getting started fishing and putting a tackle box together? Experienced anglers know what essential items to carry in his or her fishing tackle box. It may include lures, hooks, floaters, sinkers, swivels and several other things. To choose the right tackle, it helps to know where...

These jigging tips are designed to help you improve your skills and are based on many years of experience. Soft plastics have been a fish catching phenomenon in the estuaries and freshwater reaches of Australia. However, they are also extremely effective on a range of inshore...

As bizarre as it sounds, there is plenty to learn about fish just by looking at them. Anglers who take the time to study fish features and their functions will undoubtedly possess more knowledge. This attention to detail will provide insight into fish behaviour and ultimately...

It's a pretty disheartening statement, but the truth is that a small proportion of anglers do catch the majority of the fish. How then you might ask, do I weave my way into that top bracket and what the heck are these guys doing that...

If you are heading to the north of Australia or spend a lot of time here like me and are looking for a real fishing challenge, you can’t go past the Mangrove Jack. We give them lots of names up here, including Red Devils and...

Okay, so maybe it is your first time out on a boat or you are going out on a boat charter for the first time. You are hoping to catch Moby Dick, right? When the fish does strike the hook, what are you going to...